The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 9.85% 2.42% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.16% 2.83% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 7
Median salary £45,344 £38,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.01% +7.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 233 283 269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 88.26% 85.76% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 166 224 200
Median salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) TDD
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
3 29 (78.38%) CSS
4 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
5 27 (72.97%) .NET
5 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET
5 27 (72.97%) MVC
5 27 (72.97%) WCF
5 27 (72.97%) Git (software)
5 27 (72.97%) HTML5
6 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (64.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (64.86%) Ajax
6 24 (64.86%) XML
6 24 (64.86%) OO
6 24 (64.86%) SOA
6 24 (64.86%) HTTP
7 18 (48.65%) SQL
8 16 (43.24%) C#
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) QA
10 8 (21.62%) Selenium
11 6 (16.22%) BDD
12 5 (13.51%) Scrum
12 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
12 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
12 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
12 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
13 3 (8.11%) SoapUI

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Git (software)
2 24 (64.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.70%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Applications Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Web Applications Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Web Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Applications Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Web Applications Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Web Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Applications Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Developer in Test
7 3 (8.11%) Junior
7 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) CSS
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET
2 27 (72.97%) HTML5
2 27 (72.97%) WCF
3 24 (64.86%) Ajax
3 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (64.86%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) LINQ
4 3 (8.11%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) WinForms
4 3 (8.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) TDD
3 27 (72.97%) MVC
4 24 (64.86%) OO
4 24 (64.86%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) SOLID
9 1 (2.70%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft